Monday, February 27, 2012
Howard Kissel Dead at 69
The New York Daily News' long time theater critic, Howard Kissel, has died at his New York home. He died on Friday after suffering complications from a liver transplant he received in 2010. According to the Associated Press, "Kissel was the chief theater critic at the Daily News for 20 years. Before that he was arts editor for Women's Wear Daily and W magazine. He authored a biography of theater producer David Merrick and a book on Stella Adler's acting techniques. Kissel also led both the New York Drama Critics Circle and the New York Film Critics Circle."